Ruix Leon Edit Profile
Ecole des Frères, 1900. Seminaire College (St. Martial), 1910. Doctor of Medicine Faculte de Medecine d’Haiti, 1915.
Rockefeller Foundation scholarships, 1927, 1930, Hôpital Brodeloque, Paris, 1930, Cuba.
Began practice 1915, Les Cayes. Hygiene officer Quarantine Service, 1920-1922. Physician Cap Haitien Hospital, 1922-1926.
Administrator, Hospital Port de Paix, 1926-1927. Maternity ward, General Hospital (Port au Prince), 1927-1931. Professor, Faculty Medicine, Haiti, 1927-1931.
Haitian delegate to Congress Hygiene Services Dirs., Washington, District of Columbia, 1936, Pan-American Sanitary Conference, Bogota, 1938, 6th Congress International Hospitals Association, Toronto, 1939, International Meeting Caribs, Ciudad Trujillo, 1940, Conference American Sanitary Association, 1941. General director National and Public Welfare Services, Haiti, 1931-1941. Undersecretary hygiene, 1940-1941.
Consul general for Haiti in New York, 1941. Commander Honneur et Merite of Haiti, Commander Order of Duarte, Dominican Republic, Commander Cuban Red Cross.
Member American Public Health Association, Association Military Surgeons of the United States.
Married Octavie de Valenton, April. Children: Josette, Maxime, Adeline, Gerard.